Center for Leadership & Community Engagement

June 01, 2020

Racial Justice and Rollins College

A dispatch from Rollins College President Grant Cornwell in light of recent events.

April 01, 2020

Engaged Learning from a Safe Distance

In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, Rollins responds with deep care, quick resolve, and close-knit scholarship to deliver our signature brand of engaged, personalized learning while prioritizing the health and safety of our community.

Students tilling the soil during an Immersion experience in Gainesville, Florida.

October 10, 2019

Rollins Leads the Pack in Alternative Breaks

Rollins has once again ranked No. 1 in the nation for highest percentage of students who participate in alternative breaks.

December 18, 2018

15 Reasons Rollins is Florida’s Most Engaged Campus

Florida Campus Compact has named Rollins the Most Engaged Campus of 2018 for its demonstrated commitment to social and community engagement. Here are 15 ways the College is leading the charge in changemaking.

Rendering of Kathleen W. Rollins Hall

April 29, 2019

Trustee Kathleen Rollins Provides Transformational Gift for Mills Memorial Hall Renovation

The renovated campus building, which is scheduled to open in fall 2019, will now be known as Kathleen W. Rollins Hall.


February 11, 2021

9 Ways to Kick Off Thaddeus and Polly Seymour Acts of Kindness Day

Celebrate kindness on February 17, 2021, with a small act to make a big difference on the inaugural day honoring Rollins’ treasured former first couple.

Skylar Knight planting yard signs to remind students of their right to vote.

February 28, 2019

Rollins Named a Voter-Friendly Campus

The College has been recognized as a national leader in engaging students in democracy for a third consecutive year.

Students ride on a tractor at Zellwood Farm, not far from campus, where they work alongside migrant farmworkers.

September 10, 2018

Rollins Ranked as a Leader in Alternative Breaks

Rollins has ranked No. 1 nationally for the highest percentage of students who participate in alternative breaks.

August 08, 2019

My Rollins Gateway: Connecting the Dots

Lucas Hernandez ’13 is helping solve his hometown’s toughest challenges by supercharging local know-how with the technological might of one of the world’s largest companies.

Vice president of student affairs Mamta Accapadi knows the ingredients for the best brownie and student success at college.

June 28, 2019

Stirring Up Success

How care, community, and career rescued Mamta Accapadi, Rollins vice president for student affairs, from her lowest point—and became the recipe for student success at Rollins.

A group of students walk down a rural road during a study abroad experience in the Dominican Republic.

November 16, 2018

Great at Good

A dozen reasons why Rollins is one of the best colleges in the country at preparing students to lead positive change in the world.

Student kneeling in the dirt on an Immersion experience focused on the lives of migrant farmworkers.

August 06, 2020

Seeds of Service

The revered tradition of SPARC Day is evolving into a series of highly personal experiences for community engagement throughout the academic year.

Micki Meyer, Lord Family Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs-Community

June 03, 2020

Pathway to Progress

Micki Meyer, Lord Family Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs-Community, knows the key to navigating life—and her career—is a good map and a willingness to get diverted.

An aerial photo of an airboat driving through a canal with a storm on the horizon.

July 07, 2020

Wild Wonders

Service and adventure converge on an Immersion experience in the Everglades, where hands-on learning leads to lasting impact.

June 02, 2020

Center of It All

In January, Rollins officially opened Kathleen W. Rollins Hall, the College’s new headquarters for applied liberal arts learning.

A Rollins student wearing a black protective mask reading “I am a voter.”

October 26, 2020

Club Spotlight: The Democracy Project

One of Rollins’ most popular and active student organizations, the Democracy Project creates a strategic road map to engage students in the electoral process.

A college student and special needs student reviewing a paper while sitting on the floor.

December 18, 2018

Stronger Together

At Rollins, our diverse group of community engagement courses delivers on the College’s commitment to service, synthesizing classroom learning with real-world experiences in our own backyard.

A grid of images depicting service learning experiences at Rollins College.

July 26, 2021

Leadership Lessons (L)earned

These Rollins College grads credit thriving careers in medicine, law, and business to lessons learned in service of others.

Skylar Knight places voting signs on campus.

November 30, 2021

Rollins Receives National Recognition for 2020 Student Voter Turnout

The College has earned high marks for mobilizing unprecedented levels of participation in the 2020 presidential election.